Event My Sister Eileen
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Venue Minerva Theatre, Kings Cross, NSW
First Date 26 February 1943
Opening Date February 1943
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Very successful comedy about two sisters who come to New York, adapted from short stories by Ruth McKenney. Broadway run commenced 26 December 1940. Numerous stage, radio, film and TV versions, including Leonard Bernstein's 1953 musical Wonderful Town.
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Comedy
Subjects Theatre
United States
Urban areas
Women
Working Life
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Yvonne Banvard Actor
Wayne Froman Actor
Marjorie Gordon Actor
Myra Morton Actor
Arundel Nixon Actor
Rita Pauncefort Actor
Hal Thompson Actor
Leslie Victor Actor
Jerome Chodorov Playwright
Joseph Fields Playwright
Resources
Works
Text Nationality United States of America
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Information taken from a list of Whitehall Theatre productions at the Minerva Theatre that appear in reviews in the Sydney Morning Herald. This programme is NOT held at The National Library of Australia. No cast or production list available.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Advertised in 'Arsenic and Old Lace', Minerva Theatre [1942?]
Newspaper National Library of Australia
Event Identifier 14888